Rava ladoo is a traditional South Indian sweet. This is a popular ladoo prepared almost in every household for all the festivals. Rava ladoo is a simple and easy recipe but still exotic. Rava ladoo is made with roasted rava (sooji), coconut, milk, ghee, sugar and nuts.
Ladoo is a traditional Indian sweet suitable for all occasions and festivals. I made rava laddu with coconut and milk in it. It tastes delicious but these laddus do not have a long self life as we have added milk and coconut to it. I will give you another rava laddu recipe also which does not have milk and coconut in it, so will stay fresh for more than a couple of weeks. Learn how to make best ever rava laddus at home with this easy recipe.
Rava Ladoo Recipe :
Rava/Semolina/Sooji -1 cup
Grated coconut -3/4 cup
Sugar – 3/4 cup
Cashew nuts – 15
Blanched almonds -10
Cardamom powder -1/4 tsp
Milk -1/4 cup and little more
Ghee – 2 tbsp
- Heat a tbsp of ghee and roast the rava over low heat till it changes color to light brown and you get a nice smell of roasted rava.
- Powder sugar and keep it ready.
Heat another tbsp of ghee and fry the raisins, cashew nuts and almonds till raisins puff up and the nuts change color slightly.
Then add grated coconut and roast for a few more minutes.
Then add the roasted rava and mix well. Add sugar, cardamom powder and roast for a few more minutes.
Switch off the flame, add milk little by little and keep mixing it well. If you are able to make ladoos, stop adding milk.
When the heat is bearable, divide mixture into equal parts and make small balls out of it. Sooji ladoos are ready now. Serve them after atleast one hour.